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Polyroof Products Handicap Chase

  • Prize money: £6317.36
  • 2m 7f 131y
  • Class 5
  • 12 runners
  • Win time: 6m 13s
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Polyroof Products Handicap Chase

Runners: 15 runners

Type: Chase Turf

Surface: Turf

Weather: Sunny

8/1 (Won)

  • Win: £7.00
  • Place: £2.10

Form: -69333 D

Last run: 13 days

W: 10st 0lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 70

Form & Verdict

Triple hurdles winner who has been largely consistent over fences, albeit was quite a well-held third on last three occasions; still has each-way hopes, and chance improves if the added cheekpieces work well.

Place /
No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

3

18th Apr 2022

Good

3m 1f 152y

Class 5

17:12 Plumpton

Timely Gift

10st 2lb

J: Brendan Powell

T: Tim Vaughan

2nd

7

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 7f 3y

Class 5

16:52 Taunton

Timely Gift

10st 7lb

J: Charlie Price

T: Tim Vaughan

1st

12

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

16:05 Chepstow

Timely Gift

10st 0lb

J: Charlie Price

T: Tim Vaughan

Triple hurdles winner who has been largely consistent over fences, albeit was quite a well-held third on last three occasions; still has each-way hopes, and chance improves if the added cheekpieces work well.

8/1

25/1

  • Place: £4.80

Form: P635P8 C

Last run: 50 days

W: 11st 12lb

11 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Defied a much higher mark at Market Rasen (2m5f) last June; nowhere near that form since, hence the big drop in weights; needs a big revival.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

7th

1

30th Aug 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

17:15 Uttoxeter

Lord Bryan

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

Prolific winner but has been pulled up in six of eight starts since his latest success in June 2022; best if able to dominate but risky now.

12/1

0

1

18th Jul 2023

Good

2m 4f 88y

Class 5

18:05 Southwell

Lord Bryan

12st 0lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

midfield

9/1

0

3

28th Jun 2023

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 4

14:58 Worcester

Lord Bryan

11st 13lb

J: Sean Bowen

T: Peter Bowen

Hat-trick last year with the final leg coming off this mark over C&D; pulled up in four of six starts since but at least managed a third at Newton Abbot latest; might yet do better, especially if able to dominate.

8/1

12/1

  • Place: £3.50

Form: -76P64

Last run: 14 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 72

Form & Verdict

Disappointing favourite on chase debut, then finished a modest fourth at Wincanton (3m1f) where he took overall record to 0-9; however, may do better back down slightly in trip.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

10

23rd Oct 2022

Good To Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

16:03 Ffos Las

King Orry

10st 2lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sue Gardner

midfield, pushed along home turn, ridden before 4 out, outpaced 3 out, rallying when hit 2 out, mistake last, soon held, weakened run-in

11/1

5th

9

14th Apr 2022

Good

3m 0f 54y

Class 5

17:10 Exeter

King Orry

10st 0lb

J: Sean Houlihan

T: Sue Gardner

Form: 713-F5 D

Last run: 42 days

W: 11st 12lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 98

Form & Verdict

Nicely treated off same mark as for Ludlow success (in first-time cheekpieces) last season; below par in blinkers last time but has a fighting chance if the switch to visor works well.

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No / Draw
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Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

7

28th Sep 2022

Good

3m 0f 5y

Class 5

16:46 Bangor-on-Dee

Peters Portrait

11st 1lb

J: Lilly Pinchin

T: Charlie Longsdon

prominent, led 5th, bumped 10th, blundered and unseated rider 5 out

10/1

4th

3

22nd Apr 2022

Good

3m 2f 54y

Class 5

17:20 Chepstow

Peters Portrait

11st 8lb

J: Kevin Brogan

T: Charlie Longsdon

4th

3

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

16:05 Chepstow

Peters Portrait

11st 12lb

J: Luca Morgan

T: Charlie Longsdon

Nicely treated off same mark as for Ludlow success (in first-time cheekpieces) last season; below par in blinkers last time but has a fighting chance if the switch to visor works well.

10/1

Form: -P2332

Last run: 40 days

W: 10st 11lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 83

Form & Verdict

0-6 under rules but is related to winners for this stable and is knocking at the door, with form figures of 332 since switched to handicap chases, runner-up at Uttoxeter (3m) most recently; big player off same mark.

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Verdict Starting price

7

14th Apr 2024

Soft

3m 1f 44y

Class 5

15:32 Hereford

Earcomesbob

10st 2lb

J: Alice Stevens

T: Peter Pritchard

Hard to fancy, being a modest sort whose recent form figures are dominated by the letter P and who is 11lb out of the weights; first-time blinkers need to have major effect.

40/1

8

21st Mar 2024

Soft

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

16:25 Chepstow

Earcomesbob

10st 2lb

J: Alice Stevens

T: Peter Pritchard

Point winner but 0-15 under rules and has pulled up in his last four runs; too much to prove.

50/1

14/1

Form: 2P-394

Last run: 30 days

W: 11st 7lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 93

Form & Verdict

Sole success came over hurdles in 2018; not entirely disgraced on the switch to chasing at Taunton (2m5f) last month but made some mistakes and ideally needs to jump better.

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No / Draw
Date / Going /
Distance / Class
Time + Course Horse + Weight
Jockey / Trainer
Verdict Starting price

2nd

6

5th Apr 2022

Good To Firm

3m 0f 54y

Class 5

16:10 Exeter

Calarules

10st 9lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

6th

5

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

16:05 Chepstow

Calarules

11st 7lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

Sole success came over hurdles in 2018; not entirely disgraced on the switch to chasing at Taunton (2m5f) last month but made some mistakes and ideally needs to jump better.

14/1

2

11th Mar 2022

Heavy

3m 0f 54y

Class 5

16:40 Exeter

Calarules

11st 8lb

J: Alan Johns

T: Tim Vaughan

1-20 over hurdles, the win gained on good ground in 2018; made reasonably encouraging chasing debut when fourth at Taunton (2m5f, good to soft) last month but would appeal much more on a quicker surface.

16/1

Form: -4P507

Last run: 18 days

W: 10st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

22-race maiden who has only one piece of placed form and that came over hurdles; enough to prove back over fences.

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No / Draw
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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

6th

6

17th Jun 2023

Good

3m 0f 0y

Class 5

18:10 Uttoxeter

Dorado Dollar

10st 7lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Running well and was out of the weights when beaten under 5l at Warwick (3m1f, good) most recently; 3lb lower this time and can have a say.

7/1

4th

7

24th May 2023

Good

3m 1f 100y

Class 5

15:20 Warwick

Dorado Dollar

10st 2lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Lost out only by a neck in 15-runner handicap chase here (3m, good) last month and was clear second to progressive rival at Huntingdon (2m7f, good) a fortnight ago; evidently in good heart but competes from 5lb out of the weights today and his career strike-rate now stands at 0-31.

5/1

2nd

9

11th May 2023

Good

2m 7f 129y

Class 5

16:30 Huntingdon

Dorado Dollar

10st 3lb

J: Harry Bannister

T: Ben Case

Chance wasn't obviously nearing before almost making it 30th time lucky at Warwick a fortnight ago (3m, good) from 5lb out of the weights; no good thing to back that up, but does run off his true mark this time.

6/1

Form: 554324

Last run: 21 days

W: 11st 11lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 97

Form & Verdict

Well-held second at Market Rasen and modest fourth at Taunton since joining Venetia Williams but has become well handicapped and may improve this time; now 25lb lower than for sole hurdles win; shortlisted.

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6th

3

7th Mar 2024

Heavy

3m 1f 30y

Class 5

16:40 Wincanton

Paseo

11st 1lb

J: Ned Fox

T: Venetia Williams

2m3f hurdle and 3m chase winner on slow ground; hasn't given us much to recommend him on since last winning at Ludlow 16 months ago.

10/1

0

8

4th Jan 2024

Good To Soft

3m 1f 44y

Class 4

14:58 Hereford

Paseo

10st 7lb

J: Charlie Deutsch

T: Venetia Williams

Used to act on soft; 1-11 over hurdles and 1-16 over fences; second off 10lb higher at Wincanton (3m1f) one year ago but disappointing since.

10/1

6th

7

30th Dec 2023

Good To Soft

3m 2f 57y

Class 5

15:20 Taunton

Paseo

11st 3lb

J: Shane Quinlan

T: Venetia Williams

Strike-rate of 1-15 over fences and hasn't been in much form for a while, with his reappearance particularly disappointing; potentially well handicapped but with a point to prove right now.

5/1

Form: 533525 BF

Last run: 13 days

W: 11st 4lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Point/hurdle winner whose best chase effort came at Ffos Las (3m; clear second behind a subsequent dual winner) on penultimate start; heavy surface wasn't ideal latest; respected back on better ground.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

5th

7

11th Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 0y

Class 5

17:25 Worcester

Give Us A Swig

10st 11lb

J: Caoilin Quinn

T: Sean Curran

prominent, hit 5 out, ridden 4 out, weakened gradually from 2 out

8/1

2nd

6

2nd Jun 2022

Good

2m 7f 177y

Class 5

19:00 Ffos Las

Give Us A Swig

11st 1lb

J: Jack Tudor

T: Sean Curran

short of room early, midfield, went third home turn, ridden omitted 4 out, went second omitted 3 out, stayed on

6/1

7th

7

19th Apr 2022

Good

2m 4f 0y

Class 5

16:50 Worcester

Give Us A Swig

10st 13lb

J: Gavin Sheehan

T: Sean Curran

Placed in three chases this season, most notably when second of 17 behind a dual subsequent winner at Ffos Las (3m, good to soft) in February; needs to bounce back from two disappointing runs last month but has a tongue-tie fitted today, and it's worth remembering that last summer's hurdling win was gained over 2m4f on good ground here.

7/1

OUR TIP

Form: P3712P D

Last run: 42 days

W: 12st 2lb

10 yo Gelding

OR: 102

Form & Verdict

Best form this season has come in Class 5 company, including win at Doncaster (3m2f) and respectable second at Fakenham (3m5f); could go well returned to this grade.

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6th

1

16th Apr 2022

Good

3m 1f 170y

Class 5

15:24 Newton Abbot

Summit Like Herbie

12st 7lb

J: Jordan Nailor

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Won off 4lb lower at Doncaster (3m2f, good to soft) in November before a creditable second at Fakenham (3m5f, soft) in January but he's failed to complete (pulled up/unseated) in last two starts; bit to prove again and others are preferred.

12/1

1

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

16:05 Chepstow

Summit Like Herbie

12st 2lb

J: Jordan Nailor

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Best form this season has come in Class 5 company, including win at Doncaster (3m2f) and respectable second at Fakenham (3m5f); could go well returned to this grade.

8/1

10

10th Feb 2022

Soft

2m 7f 177y

Class 4

15:37 Ffos Las

Summit Like Herbie

11st 5lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Nigel Twiston-Davies

Cashed in on his career-low mark with a 4l success at Doncaster (3m2f, good to soft) and didn't appear to see out the 3m5f at Fakenham (soft), though again he ran well; should be in the mix.

6/1

Form: 535384

Last run: 25 days

W: 11st 4lb

9 yo Gelding

OR: 90

Form & Verdict

Poor strike-rate in France and poor form in two British runs (hurdle/chase); others preferred.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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Verdict Starting price

3rd

7

13th Mar 2023

Soft

3m 1f 152y

Class 5

16:10 Plumpton

Surdoue De Ballon

10st 8lb

J: Tom Bellamy

T: Kayley Woollacott

pressed leader, led 4th, headed but pressed leader 5th

16/1

5th

8

31st Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 60y

Class 5

14:15 Ffos Las

Surdoue De Ballon

10st 5lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Kayley Woollacott

No closer than 11l in three runs this season and his strike-rate of 1-43 is offputting; the win came in France.

33/1

6th

7

4th Jan 2023

Soft

3m 1f 44y

Class 5

14:00 Hereford

Surdoue De Ballon

10st 13lb

J: Ben Godfrey

T: Kayley Woollacott

Tailed off at Market Rasen last month, taking his career record to 1-42 (his only success came in France in 2019); others are more likely.

25/1

Form: 3-630

Last run: 107 days

W: 11st 3lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 89

Form & Verdict

Placed in sole bumper outing (well treated on that bare form); hasn't fared so well over hurdles (at 2m) but looks a potential improver over this new trip on handicap/chase debut; had wind surgery since last run.

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0

5

28th Aug 2023

Soft

2m 1f 61y

Class 5

13:20 Cartmel

Arbennig

11st 6lb

J: Will Featherstone

T: Jamie Snowden

Two wins this summer, the latest off 6lb lower at Worcester four weeks ago; goes well for Will Featherstone, whose 10lb claim should again prove useful, and appears much better when able to lead; acts on good and soft.

7/2

1st

7

1st Aug 2023

Good

2m 0f 110y

Class 5

17:30 Worcester

Arbennig

11st 0lb

J: Will Featherstone

T: Jamie Snowden

Benefited from the return to front-running tactics when comfortably winning at Uttoxeter (2m, soft) in June and fell mid-race on his return visit; only 7lb higher than for that win and needs respecting.

9/2

0

4

11th Jul 2023

Soft

1m 7f 214y

Class 5

19:40 Uttoxeter

Arbennig

11st 0lb

J: Will Featherstone

T: Jamie Snowden

Returning to front-running tactics did the trick when comfortably beating Lonimoss Bareliere over C&D (soft) 19 days ago; a 7lb rise could have been worse and Will Featherstone rides again.

2/1

Form: 300643

Last run: 22 days

W: 10st 8lb

6 yo Gelding

OR: 80

Form & Verdict

Ex-Irish maiden who has been steadily finding his form for new yard, keeping-on third at Wincanton (2m4f) most recently; may prove suited by this step back up in distance; possibilities off a reduced mark.

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9th

12

8th May 2022

Good

2m 5f 55y

Class 5

14:40 Ludlow

Anuas Ar An Bpost

10st 5lb

J: Stan Sheppard

T: David Dennis

Last four defeats have been over fences and he's 0-18 overall; has shown enough to suggest he might pick up something off this low a mark, but he's far from convincing in new headgear.

16/1

6

3rd Apr 2022

Good

2m 2f 208y

Class 5

15:20 Hereford

Anuas Ar An Bpost

10st 7lb

J: Charlie Todd

T: David Dennis

0-3 over fences and 0-17 overall; kept on for third in refitted cheekpieces at Wincanton (2m4f, soft) last month and is 2lb lower here but was making no significant impression before falling in home straight at Chepstow ten days ago (no headgear) and others appeal more; cheekpieces back on.

7/1

Form: 0PPP

Last run: 30 days

W: 10st 0lb

7 yo Gelding

OR: 69

Form & Verdict

Has no obvious chance, with form figures of 0PPP under rules, though was only 5-1 for chase/handicap debut last time and could have improvement in him; change of headgear.

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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13

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

16:05 Chepstow

Goodwillhunting

10st 0lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Ryan Potter

Has no obvious chance, with form figures of 0PPP under rules, though was only 5-1 for chase/handicap debut last time and could have improvement in him; change of headgear.

12/1

9

22nd Feb 2022

Soft

2m 7f 191y

Class 5

15:55 Market Rasen

Goodwillhunting

10st 0lb

J: David England

T: Ryan Potter

Signs of ability in Irish points; nothing of note over hurdles so far but he is on a rock-bottom mark now handicap/chasing in new aids, even allowing for being 4lb wrong.

33/1

3

31st Dec 2021

Heavy

2m 7f 70y

Class 4

12:22 Uttoxeter

Goodwillhunting

11st 4lb

J: David England

T: Ryan Potter

No progress in four Irish points in 2020 and he's struggled in two hurdle runs (2m3f/2m4f) for new yard this year; makes no appeal.

66/1

Form: 9-609P

Last run: 51 days

W: 10st 0lb

8 yo Gelding

OR: 67

Form & Verdict

Has weak claims on overall form, and the switch to chasing had no effect last time (made some mistakes, eventually pulled up).

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Time + Course Horse + Weight
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6th

6

2nd Jun 2022

Good

2m 3f 83y

Class 5

17:50 Ffos Las

Sam Haze

10st 2lb

J: Conor Ring

T: Phillip Dando

prominent, dropped to last and reminders after 9th, ridden after 11th, weakened home turn, tailed off

40/1

8

7th Apr 2022

Good

2m 3f 83y

Class 5

16:25 Ffos Las

Sam Haze

10st 0lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Phillip Dando

Non-runner.

14

24th Mar 2022

Good

2m 7f 131y

Class 5

16:05 Chepstow

Sam Haze

10st 0lb

J: NON-RUNNER

T: Phillip Dando

Has weak claims on overall form, and the switch to chasing had no effect last time (made some mistakes, eventually pulled up).

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Payout
Exacta £947.00
Straight Forecast £1376.10
Tricast £17261.10
Trifecta £15590.00

Selections

SPOTLIGHT:

Give Us A Swig

The Times:

Anuas Ar An Bpost

Daily Express:

Paseo

Telegraph:

Earcomesbob

WEST COUNTRY:

Summit Like Herbie

Daily Record:

Earcomesbob

RP Ratings:

Give Us A Swig

POSTDATA:

Give Us A Swig

The Guardian:

Anuas Ar An Bpost

Daily Mail:

Anuas Ar An Bpost

The Sun:

Paseo

The Star:

Paseo

Daily Mirror:

Summit Like Herbie